ST1-2 Doctor in Acute Medicine - 4 Month Rota - Kingston

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Kingston Hospital provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services. The hospital supports some 320,000 people in the surrounding area including the boroughs of Kingston, Richmond, Roehampton, Putney and East Elmbridge.  Kingston Hospital is one of the largest employers in the region and employs over 3,700 staff across the widest range of careers.

Each year, over one million people visit Kingston Hospital for treatment or as a visitor. Out of the top six London Trusts, Kingston is the only District General Hospital: the others are teaching hospitals. Overall, the hospital lies 15th nationally.

The Hospital is based about 12 miles from the centre of London with good transport links into the capital and in a beautiful and historic part of the country.  It lies very close to Richmond Park and is close to Hampton Court Palace and Kempton Park, and the River Thames. Further information may be found on the hospital website at www.kingstonhospital.nhs.uk

Mission Statement

We are Staffing Bank and we are seeking for a ST1-2 Doctor for our COE and Acute Medicine Department.

The post holder will provide treatment and care to patients across acute general medical beds and care of the elderly beds. The Care of the Elderly Service line has managerial responsibility for these posts.

The aim of the COE department is that each older person receives high quality, individualised, patient-centred, compassionate care in a specialist setting, in order to gain maximum benefit from their stay in hospital. Care will be sensitive to the needs of the older person, their family and carers, and will be delivered with dignity and respect.

The Trust Doctor will provide a range of duties as directed by the Consultant/Registrar.  These will include:

  • Care of patients in acute general medical beds and care of the elderly beds.

  • Routine and acute post take ward rounds.

  • Updating family members on clinical progress / discharge planning.

  • Assessment of patients in the integrated acute assessment unit (AAU).

  • Multidisciplinary meetings with social workers, physiotherapists etc.

  • Prompt completion of discharge summaries and outpatient letters.

  • Audit and clinical governance activities

We have Trust grade jobs rotating on a 4 month basis through 3 of the following specialities; haematology, cardiology, gastroenterology / general medicine & geriatrics. The posts are not on the on call rota but have a 2 in 9 week weekend on call commitment (8.30am-9.30pm both Saturday and Sunday) & no night shifts.

The Trust Doctor may be required to perform duties in occasional emergencies and unforeseen circumstances at the request of the appropriate Consultant.  Commitments arising in such circumstances are, however, exceptional and Trust Doctors should not be required to undertake work of this kind for prolonged periods or on a regular basis. In emergency situations the Trust doctor may be asked to provide additional on-call cover. 

About Staffing Bank

StaffBank can offer you the flexibility you desire with the benefit of the NHS pension scheme, and more. Our jobs would bring a brilliant opportunity to anyone who is looking to top up their current salary, skills or to accommodate their personal circumstances. You’ll be reliable, dedicated and flexible, with a commitment to competent, high quality care delivery.

StaffBank can offer you:

  •  Flexible hours

  •  Free Mandatory training and annual updates

  •  Support from a friendly and approachable team

  • Excellent, Competitive pay rates

As part of the recruitment process you may be required to complete an enhanced DBS check. We regret that we cannot accept applications from candidates seeking work permits.

Apply now to find out more about this incredible opportunity. Successful candidates will also have an opportunity to learn about our great benefits! 

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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